For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Happy Father's Day

My Dad... (He went home to be with Jesus in 2003)... He and my mom had 5 children. Both of them were dedicated to their family and raising their children to love the Lord. "Paw" as the grandkids called him loved his grandkids. Favorite memories of Paw always have to include "M&M's"... that was his love sign to all his babies. They would enter the house asking Paw for some candy, and he always made sure that the candy jar was full. There are now 11 grandchildren on my side of the family.

My Papa... He is 93 years old and such a love! He was a devoted husband to my Ooma(She went to be with Jesus in 2005 at the age of 93). He has always been devoted to His family and loves us all. We all can say that our Papa loves us "special". He holds a very important place in my heart.
This picture was taken at Thanksgiving 2007. Papa is loving our five kiddos. He is father to 4 girls, grandfather to 8 grandkids(3boys and 5girls), and great grandpa to 14 gr.grandchildren(9boys,5girls)... and his love keeps growing...Two of my favorite men... my wonderful hubby and his daddy. Brad's dad(Tommy) helped raise him to be the wonderful father that he is to our children. Through Tommy's love and example, he taught my hubby the value of hardwork and devotion to family.
Our kiddos think their Grandpa is pretty special. He is fun to tease and be around, and certainly keeps us all laughing. We praise God for his wonderful sense of humor.MY MOST SPECIAL MAN...
I prayed many years for a wonderful man to be my husband. One of my prayers was that he would love children as much as I did. God certainly blessed me with that answered prayer. He loves his children and is such a wonderful daddy.

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY to all those special men out there. God has certainly surrounded me and blessed me with very special men in my life.

1 comment:

Jill and Rick said...

Kim, beautiful tribute to the Dads in your life. We have certainly be blessed. Can you imagine what a different world this would be if ALL children had fathers like this?

Jill G